Opinions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit - March 2011

In Re: DVI, Inc. Securities Litigation,
Date: March 29, 2011
Docket Number: 08-8033

Justia Opinion Summary: Following disclosure of misrepresentations and omissions concerning collateral, the company, which provides loans for purchase of medical equipment, sought bankruptcy protection. The district court certified a class of i...

Michael Schmidt v. James Creedon, et al
Date: March 29, 2011
Docket Number: 09-2051

Justia Opinion Summary: Under Pennsylvania law, 53 Pa. Stat. 46190, police officers may not be suspended or terminated without just cause. An officer, who entered charges against other officers on the police network on behalf of another, but in...

United States v. Paul Negroni
Date: March 29, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1050

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants pled guilty to participation in a scheme to fraudulently obtain class action settlement funds. One defendant sentenced to 15 months imprisonment and payment of $572,279 in restitution; the other was sentenced...

Deborah Baldwin v. UPMC, et al
Date: March 29, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1673

Justia Opinion Summary: The biological mother of three children lived with the children and their adoptive mother and named the adoptive mother as beneficiary on one of her life insurance policies through her employer. She did not name benefici...

Elizabeth Harvey v. Plains Twp Pol Dept, et al
Date: March 28, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1170

Justia Opinion Summary: Harvey and her boyfriend jointly leased an apartment. After Harvey obtained an order of protection and was granted exclusive possession of the apartment, the boyfriend retrieved some of his belongings. Later, seeking to...

Judy Showers v. Jeffrey Beard, et al
Date: March 28, 2011
Docket Number: 09-2185

Justia Opinion Summary: The defendant was convicted of the first degree murder of her husband. His death was caused by a lethal dose of liquid morphine. The defense argued that the death was a suicide. The court relied on circumstantial evidenc...

Quao Dong v. Atty Gen USA
Date: March 25, 2011
Docket Number: 09-2524

John Hartmann v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: March 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3501

Tri-M Group v. Thomas Sharp
Date: March 21, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2365

Ying Chen, et al v. Atty Gen USA
Date: March 18, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3459

USA v. Joemon Higdon
Date: March 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3882

USA v. Shamone Kennedy
Date: March 16, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1980

Judy Freeman v. Jerry Fischer
Date: March 15, 2011
Docket Number: 08-3268

Leap Systems Inc v. Moneytrax Inc, et al
Date: March 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2965

USA v. Joseph Young
Date: March 10, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1513

Williams v. Beard, et al
Date: March 9, 2011
Docket Number: 07-9002

Plan Administrator of Montgome, et al v. Dika-Ward LLC
Date: March 9, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1735

Plan Administrator of Montgome v. Dika-Ward LLC
Date: March 9, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1745

Dika-Ward LLC v. Plan Administrator of Montgome
Date: March 9, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1736

Angelika Lamont v. State of NJ, et al
Date: March 4, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1845

USA v. James Barton
Date: March 4, 2011
Docket Number: 09-2211

USA v. Stephen Miknevich
Date: March 1, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3059

Henry Adamson v. Ronald Cathel, et al
Date: March 1, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3526

Henry Adamson v. Ronald Cathel, et al
Date: March 1, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3526